Sophie Kropfitsch, born in March 2004, has been playing the cello for nearly six years. She is student in the Music - school for talented students in Vienna's fifth district in the class of Prof. Georg Baich. Sophie has already attended several masterclasses with Prof. Milos Mljenik in the Carinthian Music Academy Ossiach / Carinthia. She has already performed in Ossiach, in the summer concerts of the Jess-Trio-Vienna in Mürzzuschlag, in the cultural centre of the 10th Viennese district, in the Chopin Festival Gaming (2012) and in Hannover / Germany for the Chopin Society. In December 2013 she was invited to play in a beneficiary concert for the Jane Goodall Foundation. In October 2013 Sophie won the 2nd prize in the international David Popper Competition / Hungary. Together with her brother and sister she plays as trio and has not only performed her father's "Trio für die Jugend" on various occasions but also Haydn's Trio "all Ongerese" in Brahms Hall / Musikverein in May 2015.